I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. [Speaking Of Winston Churchill]
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Ask with urgency and passion.
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Biography should be written by an acute enemy.
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He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
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Enthusiasm moves the world.
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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
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I never forgive, but I always forget.
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The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done.
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It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
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Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.
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Balfour, Arthur James

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